15 Unique Vacation Homes You Have To Check Out

The Emerald Coast is known for luxurious and unique vacation homes with extravagant amenities. Check out these fifteen homes with some of the most incredible gulf views, decor, design, and pools. These are vacation homes in Destin, Miramar Beach, and 30A that you’ll need to see to believe.

1. Sky’s the Limit

Sky’s the Limit is a stunning luxury condo in the heart of Destin. This extravagant two-story, four bedroom unit has views that will take your breath away. Upon entering, you’ll immediately notice the magnificent vaulted ceilings, sleek decor, and a gorgeous wall of windows. This penthouse condo is located on the tenth floor of the complex and has sensational views of the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, guests at this unit also have access to the rooftop pool, hot tub, and fitness center, all with incredible views of the gulf.

2. Turquoise by the Gulf

Located just 35 ft. from the beach, Turquoise by the Gulf is one of the most spectacular homes in Destin. This spectacular six bedroom corner house is famous for its curb appeal. The radiant turquoise siding, tropical palm trees, and 45’x14′ pool make this beautiful vacation home stand out. Since Turquoise by the Gulf sits directly across the street from Crystal Beach’s public beach access, this home is practically beachfront and has the views to prove it. Furthermore, guests have access to the huge private pool, outdoor kitchen, and expansive balconies with unobstructed views of the gulf.

3. Seaclusion

Seaclusion is an exquisite recently renovated gulf-front vacation home in Miramar Beach. Renovations on this property just finished in March of 2018 and the chic coastal decor throughout the home is only eclipsed by the phenomenal gulf views. This stunning property comes complete with a private beachfront pool, boardwalk, new furnishings, a Roku, and Amazon Alexa. Additionally, with nine bedrooms, this magnificent vacation home can accommodate approximately 22 guests comfortably.

4. Casa del Rey

Located in Seagrove Beach, along 30A, Casa del Rey is a majestic nine bedroom vacation home sleeping up to eighteen guests. This beautiful gulf-front home boasts exquisite 12-foot ceilings and incredible views. The unique modern style of this home makes it one of the most extraordinary rental properties in the area. With an infinity pool, sunk-in lounge chairs, and a private beach access, you’ll be hard-pressed to find an amenity this home doesn’t have.

5. Beaux Soleil

Beaux Soleil is a spectacular four-story gulf-front townhome located right on Scenic Hwy 98. This beautiful property has radiant unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico throughout the entire home. Additionally, with seven bedrooms, this gorgeous home can sleep up to sixteen guests. Furthermore, the luxurious furnishings and coastal decor make this home feel welcoming and comfortable. Guests also have access to a private gulf-front splash pool and in-home elevator.

6. Blissful Shores

Located in WaterColor, Blissful Shores is one of the finest vacation homes in the 30A area. This stunning seven bedroom property features three master suites and two spacious bunk rooms. Additionally, this gorgeous home has design elements that make it stand out. With exposed wood beams, an open floor plan, and multiple indoor and outdoor fireplaces, this home belongs on an HGTV special. Furthermore, Blissful Shores is only a five-minute bike ride from Seaside and a four-minute bike ride to the beach.

7. The Life Aquatic

Located in the heart of Destin, The Life Aquatic is one of the most extravagant and luxurious homes on the Emerald Coast. The incredible private resort-style pool features a swim-up tiki bar and sunk-in picnic tables. The outside area also has a hot tub, an outdoor kitchen, and ample seating arrangements. Inside, this home boasts beautiful hardwood floors, cypress ceilings, and an in-home elevator. Additionally, there’s even a state-of-the-art game room that features a pool table and bar. Finally, with eight bedrooms, this magnificent home can accommodate up to 32 guests.

8. Villa Capri

Villa Capri is a phenomenal vacation home located in one of Miramar Beach’s most desirable beach communities, Avalon Beach Estates. Moreover, this stunning property is just steps away from the Gulf of Mexico and has incredible gulf views from its rooftop deck. In addition to the views, Villa Capri comes complete with a huge pool, swim up bar, seven bedrooms, and a game room for entertaining.

9. WaterColor Reunions

Located in the Forest District of WaterColor, WaterColor Reunions is a dazzling seven bedroom southern-style vacation home. Throughout the home, the beautiful hardwood floors, exposed wood ceilings, and chic decor make this home one of the prettiest homes in the area. Additionally, with large balconies, a huge front porch, private pool, and a ten-person hot tub, this home has everything you need for a spectacular 30A vacation.

10. Sea Span

Sea Span is a fantastic six bedroom vacation home in one of Destin’s most exclusive neighborhoods, Destiny West. Additionally, this property is just across the street from the famous restaurant, The Crab Trap, and a public beach access. This home has expansive balconies with incredible views of the gulf. Additionally, this home also has its own private pool, in-home elevator, and a wet bar. Furthermore, guests at Sea Span also have access to Destiny West’s community pool, hot tub, tennis courts, and the fitness center.

11. Stranded on a Sandbar

Located just a minute walk away from the gulf in Miramar Beach, Stranded on a Sandbar is a luxurious state-of-the-art vacation rental. Featuring a lagoon-shaped pool, a spa tub, large outdoor kitchen, and rooftop deck, this property has everything you need to have a great vacation. Furthermore, with eight bedrooms, this beautiful home can accommodate a whopping total of 26 guests. Additionally, this home is pet-friendly and also has a large game room, in-home elevator.

12. Bottoms Up

Bottoms Up is a charming southern style vacation home that sits directly across the street from Crystal Beach on Old 98. With a screened-in front porch, in-ground pool with LED lighting, fire pit, and outdoor shower Bottoms Up has everything you need for a beach getaway. Furthermore, between the main house and the carriage house, this property can accommodate up to sixteen guests in its seven bedrooms.

13. Looking Glass

Located in Dune Allen Beach, Looking Glass is one of the most architecturally unique homes in all of the 30A area and it’s right across the street from the beach. Moreover, this stunning five bedroom luxury beach house sleeps up to 14 guests, but no one has to fight over a room with a gulf view. The gorgeous wall of windows provides every single room in the house with an extraordinary view of the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, this home comes complete with hardwood floors, marble countertops, and all the shiplap your heart desires. Moreover, this property also features a large pool and outdoor bar seating.

14. Paradis

Paradis is an incredible gulf-front vacation home located right in the heart of Miramar Beach. This stunning property provides guests with some of the most incredible gulf views in the area. Complete with a private beachfront pool, spa, and beach access, this property has everything you could possibly need for soaking up the sun on your vacation. Additionally, this home can sleep up to sixteen guests between the main house and the carriage house in its five bedrooms. Furthermore, there’s even a fun bunk-bed room for kids to enjoy. On the other hand, adults will enjoy the cozy fireplace and phenomenal views from the gulf-front balcony.

15. 5 O’Clock Somewhere

Finally, one of the most unique and luxurious vacation homes on the Emerald Coast is 5 O’Clock Somewhere. This exquisite home is only a two-minute walk from the beach. It also sits directly on one of Destin’s rare coastal dune lakes. In addition, this home features a huge lakefront pool and a spa tub. There is also a spacious outdoor living area complete with a grilling area. Additionally, this home has eight bedrooms and sleeps a total of 28 guests. Furthermore, with beautiful hardwood floors, cypress vaulted ceilings, a game room, and a rooftop deck, it’s no wonder why this home is a favorite among so many guests.

With so many beautiful vacation homes in the area, it’s no wonder why so many people love the Emerald Coast. Whether you’re looking for a home in Destin, Miramar Beach, or 30A, there’s a luxurious vacation rental for you.

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